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Daily Archives: 04/01/2008

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goodbye kitty — the cat IS the hat

Once again the Swiss struggle with a moral dilemma that would seem to the rest of us to be a pretty easy call.  This time out — should we be turning pussycats into fashion accessories? Things may be looking up for Whiskers — according to

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old bags vs. sea turtles

Why can’t we be bold on this one? The continued production and use of plastic bags is no longer defensible — we can solve this problem decisively, or whizz it slowly down our leg. As reported yesterday, our legislators are considering four versions of the

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“I’m f*cking Obama”

No, not me! Hillary! As Salon tells us, she actually is fucking Obama. And democracy.

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Pub Quiz @ RiRa = the Original Tuesday Pub Quiz

Tonight and every Tuesday night 8:30 ish. Ties for first place are settled by arm-wrestling…seriously! I was told that RiRa has had the market on Tuesday nights for 8 years – 7 of which, the lovely Kimberly Nelson has been at the helm – and

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It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there

With the wealthy paying a whopping 6% of their incomes in state and municipal taxes, you can understand the impulse to cut corners: Rhode Island Yacht Club Fined for Polluting Lobster Nursery PROVIDENCE, RI – March 31 – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

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Little Rhody is the Big Cheese

I contemplated removing dairy from my diet for a few weeks, but there’s word that Rhode Island’s own cheesemakers have won a World Championship Cheese Contest: A week and a half ago judges at the 2008 World Championship Cheese Contest, held in Madison, WI crowned

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Guilty Treasures

It’s Tuesday, it’s time for LOADED! Come join us, DJs HP Loveshaft, “Beards” Leavitt, and the other guy for sugary sweet indie power pop, glam rock, new wave, guilty pleasures, Doobie Brothers songs and whatever else you want to hear. If you have a super-strange

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News Slap: International Edition

Opposition claims Zimbabwe election victory; Robert Mugabe mum with the “official count” still secret. Keith Richards is too high to write autobiography, remember life. Saudi Prince plans mile-high tower in Jeddah. Tower-of-Babel jokes not OK. Penis jokes inevitable. Russia wants to build a tunnel from

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50 Cent switches his endorsement

While he’s no John Lewis, or Alice Walker, or even a Jay-Z, as a former Clinton supporter 50 Cent‘s mostly incoherent endorsement of Obama is newsworthy. Of course, he tries hard to argue otherwise. Quoth Fiddy: Don’t look for my vote, for me to determine